Nolan Hickman decommits from Kentucky

Fourth-ranked point guard Nolan Hickman has decommitted from the University of Kentucky

Tony Barbee Named Head Coach at Central Michigan

Kentucky men's basketball assistant Tony Barbee has been named the new head coach of the Central…

2020-2021 Kentucky Basketball Roster

Standing (from left): Assoc. AD for Basketball Ops. Chris Woolard, Dir. of Basketball Admin. Will Barton, Special Asst. to the Head Coach John Robic, Assoc. to the Head Coach Tony Barbee, Brandon Boston Jr., Jacob Toppin, Oscar Tshiebwe, Olivier Sarr, Isaiah Jackson, Lance Ware, Keion Brooks Jr., Terrence Clarke, Recruiting Analyst Brady Kennedy, Head Athletic Trainer Geoffrey Staton, Equipment Mngr. Mark Evans, Strength and Conditioning Coach Robert Harris

Sitting (from left): Asst. Coach James “Bruiser” Flint, Head Coach John Calipari, Kareem Watkins, Davion Mintz, Zan Payne, Cam’Ron Fletcher, Brennan Canada, Dontaie Allen, Devin Askew, Riley Welch, Asst. Coach Joel Justus, Asst. Coach Jai Lucas

 

#PlayerClassHometown (Last School)HtWt
0Jacob ToppinSOBrooklyn, NY (Woodstock Academy)6'9"187
2Devin AskewFRSacramento, CA (Mater Dei)6'3"195
3Brandon Boston Jr.FRNorcross, GA (Sierra Canyon)6'7"181
5Terrence ClarkeFRBoston, MA (Brewster Academy)6'7"187
10Davion MintzGradCharlotte, NC (North Mecklenburg)6'3"191
11Dontaie AllenR FRFalmouth, KY (Pendleton County)6'6"198
12Keion Brooks JrSOFort Wayne, IN (La Lumiere School)6'7"205
13Riley WelchJRLittleton, CO (Chatfield High School)6'0"185
14Brennan CanadaFRMount Sterling, KY (George Rogers Clark)6'6"198
20Zan PayneR SOLexington, KY (Lexington Catholic)6'4"222
21Cam’Ron FletcherFRSt. Louis, MO (Vashon)6'6"215
23Isaiah JacksonFRPontiac, MI (Waterford Mott)6'10"205
25Kareem WatkinsFRCamden, NJ (Kingsway Regional)5'8"145
30Olivier SarrSRBordeaux, France (INSEP)7'0"243
55Lance WareFRCamden, NJ (Camden)6'9"223

 

Men’s Basketball Coaching Staff

John Calipari Head Coach      
Tony Barbee Assistant Coach      
James “Bruiser” Flint Assistant Coach      
Joel Justus Assistant Coach

Men’s Basketball Support Staff

Jai Lucas Special Assistant to the Head Coach      
John Robic Special Assistant to the Head Coach      
Chris Woolard Assoc. AD/ Basketball Operations      
Will Barton Director of Basketball Administration      
Robert Harris Head Strength Coach      
Brad Merchant Assistant Strength Coach      
Geoffrey Staton Head Athletics Trainer      
Mark Evans Equipment Manager      
Brady Kennedy Recruiting Analyst      
Dr. Rob Hosey Head Team Physician      
Scott Mair, MD UK Healthcare Team Physician      

 

2019-2020 Kentucky Basketball Roster

Standing (from left): Strength and Conditioning Coach Robert Harris, Head Athletic Trainer Geoffrey Staton, Recruiting Analyst Brady Kennedy, Head Coach John Calipari, Kahlil Whitney, Keion Brooks Jr., Ben Jordan, Nick Richards, EJ Montgomery, Nate Sestina, Dontaie Allen, Dir. of Basketball Admin. Will Barton, Assoc. AD for Basketball Ops. Chris Woolard, Equipment Mngr. Mark Evans

Sitting (from left): Special Asst. to the Head Coach John Robic, Asst. Coach Tony Barbee, Brennan Canada, Riley Welch, Tyrese Maxey, Ashton Hagans, Immanuel Quickley, Zan Payne, Johnny Juzang, Assoc. Head Coach Kenny Payne, Asst. Coach Joel Justus

 

#PlayerPositionHometown (Last School)HtWt
0Ashton HagansGuardCartersville, GA (Newton)6'3"198
1Nate SestinaForward Emporium, PA (Cameron County)6'9"234
2Kahlil WhitneyGuard, ForwardChicago, IL (Roselle Catholic)6'6"210
3Tyrese MaxeyGuardGarland, TX (South Garland)6'3"198
4Nick RichardsForwardKingston, Jamaica (The Patrick School)6'11"247
5Immanuel QuickleyGuardHavre de Grace, MD (The John Carroll School)6'3"188
10Johnny JuzangGuardLos Angeles, CA (Harvard-Westlake School)6'6"214
11Dontaie AllenGuardFalmouth, KY (Pendleton County)6'6"198
12Keion Brooks JrForwardFort Wayne, IN (La Lumiere School)6'7"205
13Riley WelchGuardLittleton, CO (Chatfield High School)6'0"185
14Brennan CanadaForwardMount Sterling, KY (George Rogers Clark)6'6"198
20Zan PayneForward-GuardLexington, KY (Lexington Catholic)6'4"222
23EJ MontgomeryForwardFort Pierce, FL (Wheeler)6'10"228
33Ben JordanForwardOlive Hill, KY (West Carter)6'9"250

 

Men’s Basketball Coaching Staff

John Calipari Head Coach      
Kenny Payne Associate Head Coach      
Tony Barbee Assistant Coach      
Joel Justus Assistant Coach

Men’s Basketball Support Staff

John Robic Special Assistant to the Head Coach      
Chris Woolard Assoc. AD/ Basketball Operations      
Will Barton Director of Basketball Administration      
Robert Harris Assistant Strength Coach      
Brad Merchant Assistant Strength Coach      
Geoffrey Staton Head Athletics Trainer      
Mark Evans Equipment Manager      
Brady Kennedy Recruiting Analyst      
Dr. Rob Hosey Head Team Physician      
Scott Mair, MD UK Healthcare Team Physician      

 

2018-2019 Kentucky Basketball Roster

Standing (from left to right): Strength Coach Robert Harris, Recruiting Analyst Brady Kennedy, Dir. of Basketball Admin. Will Barton, Tyler Herro, PJ Washington, EJ Montgomery, Nick Richards, Reid Travis, Keldon Johnson, Zan Payne, Jemarl Baker Jr., Asst. Strength Coach Cameron Bird, Equipment Mngr. Mark Evans

Sitting (from left to right): Special Asst. to the Head Coach John Robic, Asst. Coach Tony Barbee, Head Coach John Calipari, Brad Calipari, Ashton Hagans, Immanuel Quickley, Jonny David, Assoc. Head Coach Kenny Payne, Asst. Coach Joel Justus, Assoc. AD for Basketball Ops. Chris Woolard
#PlayerClassHometown (Last School)HtWt
0Quade GreenSOPhiladelphia, PA (Neumann-Goretti)6'0"170
0Ashton HagansSOCartersville, GA (Newton)6'3"198
3Keldon JohnsonFRSouth Hill, VA (Oak Hill Academy)6'6"211
4Nick RichardsJRKingston, Jamaica (The Patrick School)6'11"247
5Immanuel QuickleySOHavre de Grace, MD (The John Carroll School)6'3"188
10Jonny DavidSRPittsburgh (Mt Lebanon)6'2175
12Brad CalipariBrad CalipariJRFranklin Lakes, N.J. (MacDuffie School)6'0"178
13Jemarl Baker Jr.FRMenifee, CA (Eleanor Roosevelt)6'4"182
14Tyler HerroFRMilwaukee, WI (Whitnall)6'5"195
20Zan PayneR SOLexington, KY (Lexington Catholic)6'4"222
22Reid TravisGRMinneapolis, MN (DeLaSalle)6'8"238
23EJ MontgomerySOFort Pierce, FL (Wheeler)6'10"228
25PJ WashingtonSODallas, TX (Findley Prep)6'8"228

Men’s Basketball Coaching Staff

John Calipari Head Coach      
Kenny Payne Associate Head Coach      
Tony Barbee Assistant Coach      
Joel Justus Assistant Coach

Men’s Basketball Support Staff

John Robic Special Assistant to the Head Coach      
Chris Woolard Assoc. AD/ Basketball Operations      
Will Barton Director of Basketball Administration      
Robert Harris Assistant Strength Coach      
Cameron Bird Assistant Strength Coach      
Chris Simmons Sr. Athletic Trainer      
Mark Evans Equipment Manager      
Brady Kennedy Recruiting Analyst      
Scott Mair, MD UK Healthcare Team Physician      

 

2015-2016 Kentucky Basketball Roster

2015-2016 Kentucky Wildcats
Standing (from left to right): Assoc. AD for Basketball Ops. Chris Woolard, Special Asst. to the Head Coach Joel Justus, EJ Floreal, Alex Poythress, Marcus Lee, Tai Wynyard, Isaac Humphries, Skal Labissiere, Derek Willis, Charles Matthews, Jamal Murray, Asst. Dir. of Basketball Ops. Will Barton, Equipment Mngr. Mark Evans, Strength Coach Robert Harris

Sitting (from left to right): Asst. Coach Tony Barbee, Asst. Coach John Robic, Isaiah Briscoe, Jonny David, Tyler Ulis, Dominique Hawkins, Dillon Pulliam, Jamal Murray, Head Coach John Calipari, Assoc. Head Coach Kenny Payne

#PlayerClassHometown (Last School)HtWt
00Marcus LeeMarcus LeeJRAntioch, Calif. (Deer Valley)6'9220
1Skal LabissiereFRPort-au-Prince, Haiti6'11225
3Tyler UlisTyler UlisSOLima, Ohio (Marian Catholic)5'9155
4Charles MatthewsCharles MatthewsFRChicago, IL (St. Rita)6'6189
10Jonny DavidSRPittsburgh (Mt Lebanon)6'2175
11Mychal MulderSRWindsor, Ontario6'4185
13Isaiah BriscoeSONewark, NJ (Roselle Cath)6'3202
14Tai WynyardFRAuckland, NZL (Rangitoto College)6'10"254
15Isaac HumphriesSOSydney, AUS (La Lumiere)7'0260
22Alex PoythressSRClarksville, Tenn. (Northeast)6'8230
23Jamal MurrayFRKitchener, Canada (Athlete Inst.)6'4207
24EJ FlorealEJ FlorealJRPalo Alto, Calif. (Dunbar)6'4200
25Dominique HawkinsDominique HawkinsSRRichmond, Ky. (Madison Central)6'0195
30Dillon PulliamJRCynthiana, KY (Transy)6'3195
35Derek WillisDerek WillisSRMt. Washington, Ky. (Bullitt East)6'9220

Head Coach: John Calipari (Clarion, 1982)
Associate Head Coach: Kenny Payne (Louisville, 2003)
Assistant Coaches: Tony Barbee (UMass, 1993), John Robic (Denison, 1986)
Special Asst. to the Head Coach: Joel Justus (UNC Wilmington, 2004)
Associate AD/Basketball Operations: Chris Woolard (UCLA, 1997)
Asst. Strength Coach: Robert Harris (Kentucky State, 2009)
Athletic Trainer: Chris Simmons (Memphis, 2002)

2014-2015 Kentucky Basketball Roster

Standing (from left to right): Asst. Strength Coach Robert Harris, Special Asst. to the Head Coach Tony Barbee, Assoc. AD for Basketball Ops. Chris Woolard, Aaron Harrison, Alex Poythress, Derek Willis, Trey Lyles, Dakari Johnson, Willie Cauley-Stein, Marcus Lee, Karl-Anthony Towns, Devin Booker, Andrew Harrison, Asst. Dir. of Basketball Ops. Will Barton, Equipment Mngr. Mark Evans, Dir. of Analytics Joel Justus, Coordinator of MBB Performance Rock Oliver

Sitting (from left to right): Asst. Coach Barry Rohrssen, Asst. Coach John Robic, Brian Long, Dominique Hawkins, EJ Floreal, Tod Lanter, Sam Malone, Tyler Ulis, Head Coach John Calipari, Assoc. Head Coach Kenny Payne

#PlayerPositionHometown (Last School)HtWt
00Marcus LeeMarcus LeeForwardAntioch, Calif. (Deer Valley)6'9220
1Devin BookerDevin BookerGuardGrand Rapids, Mich. (Moss Point)6'6206
2Aaron HarrisonAaron HarrisonGuardRichmond, Texas (Travis)6'6212
3Tyler UlisTyler UlisGuardLima, Ohio (Marian Catholic)5'9155
5Andrew HarrisonAndrew HarrisonGuardRichmond, Texas (Travis)6'6210
12Karl-Anthony TownsKarl-Anthony TownsForwardPiscataway, N.J. (St. Joseph)6'11250
13Sam MaloneSam MaloneGuardScituate, Mass. (Scituate)5'11185
15Willie Cauley-SteinWillie Cauley-SteinForwardOlathe, Kan. (Northwest)7'0240
21Tod LanterTod LanterGuardLexington, Ky. (Gulf Coast State CC)6'2190
22Alex PoythressForwardClarksville, Tenn. (Northeast)6'8230
24EJ FlorealEJ FlorealGuardPalo Alto, Calif. (Dunbar)6'4200
25Dominique HawkinsDominique HawkinsGuardRichmond, Ky. (Madison Central)6'0195
32Brian LongBrian LongGuardDumont, N.J. (River Dell)5'9155
35Derek WillisDerek WillisForwardMt. Washington, Ky. (Bullitt East)6'9220
41Trey LylesTrey LylesForwardIndianapolis, Ind. (Arsenal Tech)6'10235
44Dakari JohnsonDakari JohnsonCenterBrooklyn, N.Y. (Montverde Academy)7'0255

Coaches and Staff
John Calipari – Head Coach
Kenny Payne – Associate Head Coach
John Robic – Assistant Coach
Barry Rohrssen – Assistant Coach
Coordinator of MBB Performance: Ray Oliver (Kansas, `86)Strength Coach: Robert Harris (Kentucky State, `09)

Athletic Trainer: Chris Simmons (Memphis, `02)

Assoc. AD/ Basketball Operations: Chris Woolard (UCLA, `97)

Special Asst. to the Head Coach: Tony Barbee (UMass ’93)

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